PALM SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Worship of the God of Grace in Jesus Christ
January 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM Service2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Liturgical Color: Green
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|Pre-Service Music||Praise Band|
|Welcoming||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Life of the Church||Elder Kay Chabot|
|Passing of the Peace||My Peace (As we return to our seats.)||Congregation|
|Prelude||His Name Is Life||Praise Band|
|* Call to Worship|
One: Come and join in our praise and song;
Many: Let your voice be heard and your heart be filled!
One: We come to give our thanks to God;
ALL: To our Creator, give thanks and praise!
|* Opening Hymn||Love Divine, All Loves Excelling||Hymn #366 (all)|
Love divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of heaven to earth come down;
Fix in us thy humble dwelling;
All thy faithful mercies crown!
Jesus, Thou art all compassion,
Pure unbounded love Thou art;
Visit us with Thy salvation,
Enter every trembling heart.
Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit
Into every troubled breast!
Let us all in Thee inherit;
Let us find the promised rest.
Take away the love of sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
End of faith, as its beginning,
Set our hearts at liberty.
Come, Almighty to deliver,
Let us all Thy life receive;
Suddenly return, and never,
Nevermore Thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing,
Serve Thee as Thy hosts above,
Pray and praise Thee without ceasing,
Glory in Thy perfect love.
Finish, then, Thy new creation;
Pure and spotless let us be;
Let us see Thy great salvation
Perfectly restored in Thee;
Changed from glory into glory,
Till in Heav
|Prayer of Adoration & Confession (unison)|
In the brightness of day we are filled with your light, and in the darkness of night we listen for your voice. Your steadfast love is reflected in the face of a stranger; your grace renews our broken hearts. In a world filled with fear, we can miss a gift you have sent us. In our hurry, we rush past the flower that blooms. We become blind to visions and reject what is new. Forgive us our trespasses, O Lord! Help us to see that your Word lives, and fill the gray of our lives with color and song. Forgive our sins of laziness and denial, and fill us instead with ideas and LIFE! Help us to not be afraid of using our gifts, whatever they may be. Lead us, guide us, give us listening ears for we are yours. We ask all these things in Jesus
|(A moment for silent reflection)|
|Assurance of Pardon|
Who is in a position to condemn? Only Christ, and Christ died for us, was risen for us, and reigns in power over us. Sisters and brothers hear this good news. Through Christ we are forgiven and reconciled with the Creator of all.
|Gloria Patri||Hymn #581|
|* Praise Hymn||We Are One In The Spirit (They'll Know We Are Christians By Our Love)||Hymn #300 (all)|
|Choral Preparation||Lead Me Lord||Choir|
|Prayers of the People & Lord's Prayer|
Our Father who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
|Anthem||Better Is One Day||Choir|
|Prayer for Illumination|
Lord, open our hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that as the Scriptures are read and your Word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen
|Psalter Lesson||Psalm 36: 5-10||Elder Kay Chabot|
|Hebrew Testament||Isaiah 62: 1-5|
|Song of Preparation||Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!||Hymn #1|
|New Testament||1 Corinthians 12: 1-11||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|Pastor: "The Word of the Lord." People: "Thanks be to God."|
|Sermon||Lift Every Voice||Rev. Christine Dickerson|
|* In Response||Lift Every Voice and Sing||Hymn #339 (all)|
|Morning Tithes and Offerings|
|Offertory||Leaning On The Everlasting Arms||Praise Band|
|* Prayer of Dedication|
|* A Challenge to Go Forth|
|* A Singing Response||Let There Be Peace on Earth||Congregation|
|* Gathering for Fellowship in Fellowship Hall|